STATE COLLEGE – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is alerting motorists that Route 322 is closed in both directions near the Benner Pike/Route 26 exit in State College due to a motor vehicle accident.
A detour using the Oak Hall exit, Werner Boulevard, Atherton Street, East Beaver Avenue and East College Avenue will be in effect for westbound traffic. Eastbound traffic will use College Drive and Atherton Street. The closure is expected to last for several hours.
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